Garden shed

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Project by wca1 posted 12-05-2012 03:05 AM 1717 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I sawed the logs to make every stick of wood for this little shed. It is 7×7. Southern yellow pine. I made everything on it except the fir 6 panel door and the asphalt shingles. Client was tickled! She wanted something like she has seen in Williamsburg, VA.

-- If you don't mess something up, you must not be doing anything!

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#1 posted 12-05-2012 03:44 AM

Osome looking garden shed! It does have that Williamsburg appeal!
Nice job!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 12-05-2012 04:14 AM

Great looking build

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-05-2012 11:42 AM

Great job! She’s going to have to keep her tools clean so they won’t look out of place. Cedar shingles would also look good and they aren’t hard to cut on a bandmill. Did you cut tapered boards for siding?

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#4 posted 12-05-2012 12:55 PM

great looking building.i can see why your client was tickled!!!
welcome to lumberjocks!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 12-05-2012 01:31 PM

No taper just straight 5/8” thick by 7 1/4” = 6” exposure. I go for the more primative look. It is easier on my Nerves!

-- If you don't mess something up, you must not be doing anything!

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#6 posted 12-05-2012 02:44 PM

Very nice shed. As you will quickly find out, or may already know,... No matter what size of shed you build, they seem to shrink and you end up needing more and more space. ;-)


-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#7 posted 12-05-2012 04:29 PM

Very nice.
I like tickling my clients….....especially the good looking ones.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 12-05-2012 06:08 PM

Very handsome little shed. Why some opt for the plastic eyesores is beyond me when they could have something like this !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#9 posted 12-05-2012 08:17 PM

After I looked at your shed and BEFORE I read your comments I was saying to myself, “That looks very Williamsburgy”. Looks great.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#10 posted 12-05-2012 08:41 PM

That’s really pretty and quaint. I think it would add a nice spot of color to most any back yard. I think a nice addition to it would be a weather vane. Good job.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 12-05-2012 09:58 PM

Grand and majestic castle! Very beautiful!

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#12 posted 12-05-2012 10:42 PM

Very nice! You did a great job. Hat’s off. A real treat to look at.



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#13 posted 12-05-2012 10:49 PM

great looking shed.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#14 posted 12-06-2012 01:07 AM

Nice work on the shed !!!

-- Tools tools and more tools its funny when we go in a store for anything we always look at the tools

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#15 posted 12-06-2012 01:58 AM

Great job, colors match nicely from Williamsburg Virginia as well as the style

-- Norman

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